S. R. Morris

writes from Mountain Home, Idaho.

​Holy Joe and the Religious Fanatic

How circumstances sometimes accomplish God’s will

Tony worked for the post office in New York City. As a newly baptized Christian, he found that his religious convictions conflicted with his work obligations, and requested a transfer. His new assignment was working the “graveyard shift” from 8:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. in a huge mail processing building located on Long Island.

When he arrived at his new assignment, Tony heard people talking about a young man named Louie, who had an alcohol problem. They said Louie missed work so often he was going to be fired unless he could stop drinking. So Tony began praying for Louie, hoping to have an opportunity to tell him about Jesus.

One night, as …

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